For those running the Lyon academy, character is even more important than talent when it comes to deciding who gets an opportunity at their academy. Given that they have an academy that everyone in Europe - bar Barcelona - should envy perhaps more people should start following their lead.
The more you progress as a coach and the greater the stakes for the team you're coaching then the more pressure you will be under. How you deal with it will probably end up defining you.
For a long time I hated a short corner, considering it a lost opportunity to put the opposing defence under pressure. Yet there seems to be quite clear statistics which show that this is not the case.
If you want to know what a head of analytics does, read this.
You can measure a man's character by the choices he makes under pressure. - Winston Churchill
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